Draft of Letter from Woodrow Wilson to Herbert S. Eldridge

Identifier

WWP19041

Date

Source

Hoover-Wilson Correspondence, Hoover Institution, Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford, California

Publisher

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum

Format

pdf file

Language

English

Text

Draft.Mr. Hoover, the Chairman of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, has approached me with regard to difficulties which have arisen in the conduct of that great humanitarian work in which he feels he needs the support of a an enlarged Committee iof gentlemen of large experience to co-operate with him in settling and conducting the Administration of the Branch of the Commission for Relief in Belgium of in this country the United States

I am impressed with the imposrtance of this institution, on which the lioves of so many people are dependent and I would be glad if you could see your way to joint such a Committee

The other gentlemen with whom I am communicating in this particular are Messrs. Alexander Hemphill, Otto T Bannard, S. Reading Bertron, O.scar Strauss, Melville Stone Robert Bacon, Herbert S. Eldridge and John Beaver White. Of course, your may wish yto add others to your number either from the Officers of the Commission or otherwise.

Original Format

Miscellaneous

Files

D09010C.pdf

Citation

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924, “Draft of Letter from Woodrow Wilson to Herbert S. Eldridge,” 1915 May 1, WWP19041, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.